Graphic of Social Security's Red BookA summary guide to employment supports for persons with disabilities under the Social Security disability insurance and supplemental security income programs.

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The Red Book

Social Security's Red Book explains employment-related rules and programs associated with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). It explains Work Incentives, like the Ticket to Work program, that can help you reach your work goals. This year, the Red Book also contains additional information and resources to help young adults as they transition to the workforce.

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Social Security's 2020 Red Book coverOrdering Copies

When ordering copies or alternative formats, be sure to include:

  • The name and SSA publication number
    • English - Publication Number - 64-030
    • Spanish - Publication Number - 64-090
  • The number of copies requested, preferred format (regular print, large print, Braille, or CD)
  • and your name, mailing address, and telephone number

Social Security cannot ship to Post Office (PO) Boxes. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for delivery.

Print Copies

Order print copies of the Red Book using the following contact information:

Mailing Address:

Social Security Administration
Office of Supply & Warehouse Management
Attn: Requisition & Quality Control Team
2508 Robert M. Ball Building
6401 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21235-6301

Email:

Phone:

1-410-965-2039

Fax:

1-410-965-2037

Alternative Formats

Order print copies of the Red Book alternative formats online or using the following contact information:

Mailing Address:

Social Security Administration
Office of Printing and Alternative Media Services
6401 Security Boulevard
Room 1305 Annex Building
Baltimore, MD 21235-6301

Phone Numbers:

1-800-772-1213 or 1-410-965-6414

TTY Number:

1-800-325-0778

Fax:

1-410-965-6413